Horford booed in Atlanta return

Jan 14, 2017

Horford booed in Atlanta return

Al Horford was caught by surprise Friday night. Returning with a new team to Philips Arena, the former Hawks center quickly realized that he’s no longer a fan favorite. He heard plenty of cheers, too, but the boos were tough to accept. “They weren’t ...

Cavs trade for sharpshooter Korver

Jan 8, 2017

Cavs trade for sharpshooter Korver

The defending NBA champions just got a whole lot tougher to stop. Two days after agreeing to the deal, the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a trade with Atlanta for Kyle Korver, one of the league’s best 3-point shooters, who will be able to spot up ...

Jan 7, 2017

Hawks GM says sorry for remark

Atlanta Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox has apologized for making a joke a fan believed was racially insensitive. Wilcox insisted he was only trying to make fun of himself and his family. Wilcox, who is white, made a reference to his mixed-race marriage and ...

Hawks snap long run of futility against Spurs

Jan 2, 2017

Hawks snap long run of futility against Spurs

Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer finally has his first win over Gregg Popovich, his longtime former boss in San Antonio. It took career and season-high point totals from Tim Hardaway Jr. and Paul Millsap, respectively, to make it happen. Hardaway matched his career high with ...

Hawks survive Westbrook's 46 to beat Thunder

Dec 20, 2016

Hawks survive Westbrook's 46 to beat Thunder

Paul Millsap took advantage of a chance to show off his rare versatility. Atlanta’s 203-cm forward shifted to center because Dwight Howard was out and scored a season-high 30 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 12.7 seconds left. He helped the Hawks overcome Russell ...

Warriors hold off Hawks, win 12th straight

Nov 29, 2016

Warriors hold off Hawks, win 12th straight

Runner-up for Defensive Player of the Year in two straight seasons, Draymond Green desperately wants to prove how good Golden State can be on that end of the floor. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson can have all the scoring glory. Green takes ...

Cavs sweep past Hawks to reach conference finals

May 9, 2016

Cavs sweep past Hawks to reach conference finals

Cleveland’s Big Three is on quite a roll. Two playoff series, two sweeps. Now, the Cavaliers get to rest up for the Eastern Conference finals. Kevin Love scored 27 points, LeBron James knocked down a huge shot with 39.2 seconds to go, and Kyrie ...

Frye shines as Cavs go up 3-0 on Hawks

May 7, 2016

Frye shines as Cavs go up 3-0 on Hawks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving had their usual stellar performances. Kevin Love came up big, too. But when Channing Frye turned in the best playoff game of his career, the Atlanta Hawks didn’t have a chance. Frye scored 27 points and the Cavaliers kept ...

Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers in Game 2 rout of Hawks

May 5, 2016

Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers in Game 2 rout of Hawks

Your shot, Warriors. Dropping jumpers from every corner and angle, the Cleveland Cavaliers drained an NBA record 25 3-pointers — the most in any regular season or playoff game — during a 123-98 runaway win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night in Game ...

Hawks put away Celtics with Game 6 win

Apr 29, 2016

Hawks put away Celtics with Game 6 win

The Atlanta Hawks had their best regular season in franchise history spoiled last year by a dismal showing against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals. They will get another shot at the Cavs in the second round of this year’s NBA playoffs. Paul Millsap ...

Celtics revive hopes against Hawks

Apr 23, 2016

Celtics revive hopes against Hawks

On the heels of slow starts and lackluster offensive efforts in their first two playoff games, the Celtics knew they would need to play like a desperate bunch in their Game 3 matchup with the Hawks. Boston did, and Isaiah Thomas delivered a career-high ...